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The Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) are responsible for law enforcement in the Municipality.
Phone: 250 692‑7171
Address: 147 Hwy 35
Mailing Address: PO Box 759 Burns Lake, BC V0J 1E0


Fire Chief: 250 692‑7587
In case of a wildfire contact the Ministry of Forests, Protection Branch
Call toll free 1 800 663‑5555 or *5555 on most cellular networks.


Lakes District Hospital and Health Centre 250 692‑2400
Burns Lake Medical Clinic 250 692‑3111

Village of Burns Lake

Live & Work:

With affordable homes and land, a variety of employment and business opportunities, and a safe, tight-knit community to support you, life in Burns Lake is rich with opportunities to grow and thrive.
You won’t find any rush hour traffic here in Burns Lake. Just charming small town energy and easy walking distance to all the services and amenities you need, including great independent coffee shops, a growing arts scene, vibrant Indigenous heritage, locally owned specialty stores and lively events.

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As with many smaller communities, non-profit organizations play a crucial role in developing the community. Organizations within Burns Lake and the Lakes District have worked hard to develop important programs, infrastructure projects, and a variety of social events. Interested in becoming involved? Looking for activities for your children? Contact the organizations listed in our Community Resource Guide. By volunteering or accessing the services listed, you will quickly become a part of this tight-knit and supportive community.
Community Resource Guide

Starting a Business?

Or moving one to Burns Lake, our Economic Development department, can help point you in the right direction.